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Nepal Earthquake–Free calls to Nepal, Facebook donation and more

Nepal Earthquake–Free calls to Nepal, Facebook donation and more

Earth quake which struck Nepal on on 25th April 2015. The death toll tops to 4000 and UN says eight million peoples are affected by it.

1. First of all the Emergency phone numbers is available on the Nepal Police official site, which includes  police, Ambulance and hospital numbers. you can get it from this link.

2. If you are looking for a person or you know something about a person who is in nepal you can use the Google Person finder for 2015 Nepal earthquake on this link. on this search via SMS also available

Search is available through SMS.

In Nepal: Text "search <name>" to 6040

In India: Text "search <name>" to +91-9773300000

In US: text "search <name>" to +1 650-800-3978

3.  Facebook will be offering $2 million to the International Medical Corps for Nepal. This is how it works, when you donate an amount for the relief fund Facebook will be adding the quality amount from their side. So when the Facebook users donate $2 million Facebook also will donate that amount. So in total the relief fund will get a donation of $4 million.

facebook nepal donation

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4. Free calls

i. Skype

From Skype you can make free calls from Nepal and to Nepal for free. This is applicable for Landlines and mobiles in Nepal. Skype says “no credit required for calls to/from Nepal”.

In light of the devastating events that have taken place in Nepal – and the subsequent impact to the local communications infrastructure – we are making all Skype calls to landlines and mobiles in and out of Nepal free of charge,* with immediate effect.


Internet and mobile fees may apply. Skype may discontinue or amend this offer at any time and may close any account for abuse. For individual use only.

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II. Viber

Viber offers free calls to Nepalese  Mobile and Landline numbers.


ii. Google voice reduced the price to make calls to Nepal, every call will be charged just one cent.

Google voice Nepal calling discount

There are so many Indian, United States telecom operators offering Free or cheap calls and SMS to Nepal. BSNL made all call rates to Nepal same as the local calls.

All these free calls will be available for some time, and remember it is to help earth quake affected people do NOT misuse it.